Travel Alerts

Road Closures

Please check the CalTrans website and the Monterey County Public Works website for the latest road closures.

  • Highway One in Big Sur is closed between Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge (located just south of Big Sur Village) and Ragged Point.

While businesses in Big Sur Village including restaurants, shops and hotels are open, several parks and beaches are not. Please review the information below for additional detail.

Park Closures

While portions of Highway One have been closed, most businesses in Big Sur remain open for business.

For more information and updates on current conditions, please call the California State Parks Big Sur Sector Office at (831) 667-1112 or the Big Sur Station at (831) 667-2315. Check the CalTrans website for up-to-date road conditions on Highway 1.

Please note the current conditions for Monterey County Parks:

  • ANDREW MOLERA State Park is closed until further notice due to flooding from recent heavy rains.
  • JULIA PFEIFFER BURNS State Park is closed until further notice.
  • PFEIFFER BIG SUR State Park continues to be closed due to the impact from the 2016 Soberanes Fire and flooding from recent heavy rains. Buzzards Roost Trail is also closed until further notice.
  • PFEIFFER BEACH is also closed until further notice due to flooding and road damage.
  • GARRAPATA State Park is open on the west side of Highway 1. All park lands east of Highway 1 closed to public entry, due to the 2016 Soberanes Fire.
  • POINT SUR LIGHT STATION is open for guided tours, though tours may be cancelled due to weather conditions.
  • LIMEKILN State Park is open, but  may be inaccessible at any time due to road closures of Highway 1 as a result of rock slides.

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